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Sen. Richard Blumenthal as Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica Lafferty (3rd L) kisses Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto's sister Carlee Soto (2nd L) following the Senate vote on gun control - Washington, D.C. - April 17, 2013 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Blumenthal Says Gun Debate Not Dead In Washington

After the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.

04/26/2013

Photos of the deceased are displayed following Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on the first Sunday after the Boston Marathon bombings on April 21, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Church Services Honor 4 Killed In Boston’s Week Of Terror

The photographs showing the faces of 8-year-old Martin Richard, 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, 29-year-old Krystle Campbell and 26-year-old Sean Collier, a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, were propped up on the altar at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross, where Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley spoke about the city’s pain and looked ahead to its spiritual recovery.

04/21/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev being arrested and treated by law enforcement authorities. (credit: Handout)

Law Enforcement Finally Tracks Down, Captures Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Following an intense manhunt that caused chaos in Massachusetts and riveted the rest of the nation, law enforcement finally captured the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect on Friday night.

04/19/2013

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‘Anonymous’ Hacks Federal Web Site Over Swartz Suicide

The hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.

01/26/2013

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Hundreds Gather To Pay Tribute To Online Prodigy Aaron Swartz

Hundreds of friends and supporters of Aaron Swartz are gathered in New York City to pay tribute to the free-information activist and online prodigy who killed himself last week.

01/19/2013

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Family Blames Prosecutors For Reddit Co-Founder’s Suicide

The family of a co-founder of Reddit has blamed prosecutors for allegedly driving him to suicide, weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles.

01/13/2013

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Authorities: Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz, 26, Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

A spokeswoman for New York’s medical examiner says 26-year-old Aaron Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment and was found Friday.

01/12/2013

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Saheela Ibraheem, 15, Headed To Harvard With Aspirations Of Becoming Scientist

Ibraheem was also accepted to MIT and 13 other schools, including Princeton and Columbia before settling on Harvard after falling in love with the campus.

05/04/2011